Panel Discussion: Regulations Accelerating Decarbonization

On September 14, 2021 at 3 pm CET SEA20 will host a panel discussion on regulations accelerating decarbonization. There is a market chain reaction coming that will change shipping as we know it. How are charterers threatening shipowners’ revenue? Why are banks teaming up to push the industry to decarbonize? How have end-consumers finally attainedContinue reading “Panel Discussion: Regulations Accelerating Decarbonization”

Launch of Robot for Beach Cleanup

The European Union has set a threshold for washed up marine waste on beaches: fewer than 20 items of debris every 100 meters. Under this threshold, the beach is considered to be in good ecological condition. The EU is now asking member states to roll out strategies for the protection of the marine environment andContinue reading “Launch of Robot for Beach Cleanup”

Concern Over Proposed EPA Amendments

Thordon Bearings has added to the growing concern over proposed changes to Vessel Incidental Discharge National Standards of Performance (VIDA) requirements, citing far reaching environmental consequences if clauses in the existing document are removed. In a statement submitted to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in November 2020, the Canada-based bearings and seals pioneerContinue reading “Concern Over Proposed EPA Amendments”